For this year’s edition of the Sony Open in Hawaii, the tournament’s overall purse is seeing a significant increase from $6.6 million to $7.5 million, with the winner of the event taking home $1.35 million. dollars for his efforts.
In 2021, it was Kevin Na who clinched his fifth PGA Tour title in Honolulu but, with a field of 144 players, the American will need to be in top form to add another title to his trophy cabinet.
Inaugurated in 1965, the tournament is held at Waialae Country Club and is the first full event of the calendar year, following the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Not only that, but after PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan confirmed that the overall PGA Tour purse will increase from $367 million to $427 million for November 2021 for the 2021/22 season, players will be looking to start 2022 in style.
With the field reduced to the top 65 after the conclusion of the second round, find out how the prize money will be distributed below.
Sony Open In Hawaii Prize Money
What is the tournament purse for the Sony Open in Hawaii?
The tournament purse will be $7.5 million, an increase of $900,000 from last year’s event. The winner will get $1.35 million.
What other bonuses/benefits will the winner receive?
The winner of the event will earn 500 FedEx Cup points, as well as 50 Official World Golf Ranking points. Other big perks of claiming victory are a two-season PGA Tour exemption, as well as invites to the 2022 Masters and 2022 PGA Championship, as well as a spot in next year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Who won last year’s Sony Open in Hawaii?
American Kevin Na won his fifth PGA Tour title at the Sony Open in 2021. He was three strokes behind with six holes remaining, but a late birdie barrage, including a crucial one on the final hole, earned him a one- shotgun victory over his compatriot, Chris Kirk.